The Population Research Institute studies family formation and fertility, sexual health and behaviour, and immigration. We focus on Finland and Finnish family policies, but also study the European and global context.

The Institute provides information for the media, adult education, academic communities, students and health care professionals as well as for Väestöliitto's own activity and advocacy work.

The Institute publishes research reports, working papers and the Finnish Yearbook of Population Research. Our latest publications are found on the Publications page. The publications are on sale at Väestöliitto's online shop.

Street address: Kalevankatu 16 B 1 (inner yard), 1st floor, 00100 Helsinki

The Institute also houses a library: Kalevankatu 16 B 1 (inner yard), basement.



Call for articles 2018

We invite you to contribute to the 2018 volume of the Finnish Yearbook of Population Research (FYPR)

Changes in length of grandparenthood over centuries in Finland

Finnish Yearbook of Population Research has published a special issue on Family and Ageing, Vol. 52 (2017)

Steering group to ensure keeping an ageing study in Finland

The Finnish steering group for Survey of Health Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) met at the Family Federation of Finland in Helsinki on October 10th, 2017.

Parents have more conflicts with their in-laws than do childless couples

A new study investigates how being a parent is associated with conflicts between family generations. The research is part of the Generational Transfers in Finland - research project lead by Professor Anna Rotkirch and funded by the Academy of Finland.